Children’s Ministries

VBS 2017 LOGOMaker Fun Factory VBS: Created by God, Built for a Purpose

Preschool – 6th grade
Sunday, June 25 – Thursday, June 29
Dinner 5:15 p.m. / VBS 6:00 p.m. – 8:20 p.m.
The cost is FREE!!!
 

Join as we learn in fun, active, hands-on ways: God made you. God is for you. God is always with you. God will always love you. God made you for you a reason.

VBS will be held at Second Reformed Church (1000 Waverly) this year. We are excited about working together!

Online registration is available here: vbspro.events/p/2ndgh

 

CHILDREN IN WORSHIP (CIW)

September-April

Your faithfulness is growing by leaps and bounds,
and the love that all of you have for each other is increasing.”-2 Thessalonians 1:3

Children 5 years-5th grade are invited during the second service to continue their worship in age appropriate worship centers.

Based on the Montessori approach, Bible stories and church traditions are shared with the children using three-dimensional wooden figures, enrichment materials and songs.

We have two CIW rooms:

Our Preschool and Young 5 program is held in the Nursery
(Bible Friends):
  Preschool Bible Friends Winter 2017 Schedule

Cherub Choir – Children In Worship includes Cherub Choir (Preschool-2nd Grade).  Under the direction of Kim Poulson (kpoulson777@gmail.com), children participate in a joyful time to sing, dance & praise.

 

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

(September-April)

WEDNESDAY EVENING DINNERS

Bring the whole family and enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal and warm fellowship Wednesday evenings, September – April, at 5:30-6:15 p.m. in the Social Hall.  Free-will donations accepted.

JUNIOR SINGERS/CHIMERS  (2nd-6th Grade)

Come join our music director, Jean Schuitman (morbaroque@gmail.com), on Wednesday evenings, from 6-7  p.m. to discover singing and ringing in worship as a wonderful experience.  Everyone is welcome – no tryouts required.

       

SUNDAY EVENING

(Once/Month, September-April)

kids jumpingKIDS’S CONNECTION (Elementary Youth Group)

Kid’s Connection,  designed for children 5yrs-5th grade, is a time of Christian fellowship and fun.  Come celebrate each other and God’s love in active, creative and engaging ways.  Join us once a month Sunday evenings from 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m. September– April.

 

 

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY VISION STATEMENT

Our vision is to provide a safe Christian faith environment
for all children where they delight in pursuing a personal
relationship with a loving God, and in living out compassion,
respect, and love with their peers and community.

For questions, comments or more information, please contact Laura Burns, Director of Children’s Ministries, lburns@umcdunes.org.